Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Sidhartha Nath Singh today began his five-day visit to the US with a high-level meeting with Medtronics-one of the largest health companies in the world.
The Yogi Adityanath government is also likely to showcase its two mega projects -- Jewar International Airport and UP Defence Corridor during the business meetings in major US cities this week.
Among the top US-based companies scheduled to hold parleys with a top-level UP delegation led by state health minister and government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh, include Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Honeywell, which are marquee global aviation corporations.
The proposed Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida and the Defence Corridor in Bundelkhand region are projected to boost industrial climate in Uttar Pradesh, which has over the past decades not witnessed setting up of any mega industrial unit except the National Capital Region (NCR).
A five-member delegation, also comprising UP infrastructure and industrial development commissioner (IIDC) Anup Chandra Pandey will interact with the US industry captains in San Francisco, New York, Washington and Stanford.
"Back to back meetings have been firmed up with top officials of global companies, US government officials and the diaspora. My tour will start with a visit to Medtronic - one of the largest health companies in the world.
The company has evinced keen interest in establishing cath labs in every district hospital of the state. Meetings will also be held with officials of ride-hailer UBER, which is so far serving commuters only in Lucknow and want to expand to tier-2 cities in the state," Singh told
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